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Bernard “Bernie” Lewis Walton Jr. of Gloucester Point, born Sept. 7, 1946 died on June 25, 2017. 

He was a charter member of Gloucester Point Baptist Church. He attended Gloucester High School and graduated from Thomas Nelson Community College. He served in the United States Air Force.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bernard and Lucille Walton.

He is lovingly survived by his wife, Lynn; son, Lyle Walton and his wife Catherine; daughter, Rhonda Williams and her husband Sam; grandchildren, Seth Williams, Maggie Williams, Sophia Walton, Stella Walton, and soon to be Baby Boy Walton; sister, Gloria W. Breeden and her husband Bill; brother, Dennis Walton and his wife Wonza, and many nieces and nephews. 

Bernie was always willing to help anyone who needed help. He was a loving son, brother, husband, father, and grandfather. He had a deep love for his family, especially his grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. He will be forever missed.

A memorial service will be conducted by the Rev. Bud Goude at Gloucester Point Baptist Church on Thursday, June 29. The family will greet friends prior to the service at the church. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Burial will be private.

In Bernie’s memory, contributions may be given to: Gloucester Point Baptist Church, 7741 Terrapin Cove Road, Gloucester Point, Virginia 23062, Intrepid Hospice, 4510 Holland Office Park, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452, American Diabetes Association, 870 Greenbrier Circle, Greenbrier Tower II, Suite 404, Chesapeake, Virginia 23320, or National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 1848, Longmont, Colorado 80502.

Arrangements are being handled by Andrews Funeral Home & Crematory, Gloucester.